The Thesaurus of the Hebrew Book, by Yeshayahu Vinograd, is reviewed in the context of both general bibliography and of general Hebraica bibliography. Significant contributions in Hebrew bibliography preceding the Thesaurus are discussed. After reviewing a previous work of Y. Vinograd, the author evaluates the Thesaurus from a bibliographer's perspective, using the criteria established by Louise-Noelle Malcles. The article concludes with a biographical note on Yeshayahu Vinograd.
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Roger S. Kohn has been the Reinhard Family Curator of Judaica and Hebraica Collections at Stanford University Libraries since 1991. Before moving to California, he was archivist at the Jewish Theological Seminary and Yeshiva University, and at the Consistoire Central and the Consistoire de Paris. He received his M. L. S. from Drexel University in 1993 and his Ph.D. (Doctorat) from Paris-Sorbonne in 1979 . Roger Kohn is the author of a book on Medieval French Jewry, and has published widely on French Jewish history.
Kohn, Roger S..
"Climbing Benjacob's Ladder: An Evaluation of Vinograd's Thesaurus of the Hebrew Book."